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Minor mag. 1.1 earthquake - Iceland: 2.2 Km SW of Þorlákshöfn on Thursday, Sep 23, 2021 at 9:41 am (GMT +0) -

Minor mag. 1.1 earthquake - Iceland: 2.2 Km SW of Þorlákshöfn on Thursday, Sep 23, 2021 at 9:41 am (GMT +0) Minor mag. 1.1 earthquake - Iceland: 2.2 Km SW of Þorlákshöfn on Thursday, Sep 23, 2021 at 9:41 am (GMT +0)

Minor magnitude 1.1 earthquake at 4 km depth

23 Sep 10:14 UTC: First to report: IMO after 32 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeSep 23, 2021 09:41:59 UTC -
Local time at epicenterThursday, Sep 23, 2021 at 9:41 am (GMT +0)
Depth3.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude63.845°N / 21.41°W (Iceland)
Antipode63.845°S / 158.59°E
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourceIMO (Icelandic Met Office)
Nearest volcanoBrennisteinsfjöll (22 km / 14 mi)
Nearby towns and cities2 km (1 mi) SW of Thorlakshofn (pop: 1,490) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
20 km (13 mi) SSW of Hveragerdi (pop: 2,290) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
22 km (14 mi) WSW of Selfoss (pop: 6,510) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
36 km (22 mi) SE of Hafnarfjordur (pop: 26,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
37 km (23 mi) SE of Garðabaer (pop: 11,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
38 km (24 mi) SSE of Mosfellsbaer (pop: 8,650) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
39 km (24 mi) SE of Kopavogur (pop: 31,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
40 km (25 mi) SE of Reykjavik (pop: 118,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
50 km (31 mi) E of Grindavik (pop: 2,860) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
62 km (39 mi) SSE of Akranes (pop: 6,610) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeLight Rain 2.3°C (36 F), humidity: 93%, wind: 7 m/s (14 kts) from SE
Estimated seismic energy released2.8 x 106 joules (0.783 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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1.13.7 kmIceland: 2.2 Km SW of ÞorlákshöfnIMO

User reports for this quake

At magnitude 1.1, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people, but could be recorded instrumentally.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
There are no user reports for this quake.

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